Buffalo MiniStation Thunderbolt 500GB USB 3.0 Portable Hard Drive - HD-PA500TU3

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MiniStation Thunderbolt offers easy plug and play storage featuring the revolutionary Thunderbolt technology for unparalleled transfer speeds and a USB port for universal connectivity. With speeds up to 10 Gbps, Thunderbolt is 2X FASTER than USB 3.0, giving you the fastest portable storage interface ever.

MiniStation™ Thunderbolt is a high performance portable hard drive featuring the revolutionary Thunderbolt technology. Delivering the fastest interface speeds available, up to 10 Gbps, Thunderbolt is 2X faster than USB 3.0, giving you the fastest portable storage interface ever, perfect for creative professionals and multimedia enthusiasts.

MiniStation Thunderbolt features the revolutionary Thunderbolt technology, raising the bar on how you transfer, store and transport data. Delivering speeds up to an amazing 10 Gbps, it is the fastest interface available, 2X FASTER than USB 3.0, ideal for creative professionals and multimedia enthusiasts.
Additionally, you can daisy-chain up to six Thunderbolt devices to maximize use of a single port†.

Coupled with the lightning-fast Thunderbolt technology is a USB 3.0 port for universal connectivity. Simply plug it into any available USB port on your computer and instantly add capacity or store ?les to take on the road. Plug and play usability means there are no drivers to install and MiniStation Thunderbolt is pre-formatted for Mac computers but can easily be reformatted for use with PCs.

MiniStation Thunderbolt is pre-formatted for use with Mac and compatible with Time Machine for complete data backup. Schedule backups and automatically protect your important ?les with plug and play connectivity.

MiniStation Thunderbolt is a complete portable Thunderbolt storage solution, supplied with all necessary cables and components. Simply plug it in to any available Thunderbolt or USB port on your Mac or PC computer and instantly add capacity or securely store ?les to take on the road.

Housed in a sleek aluminum body, MiniStation Thunderbolt is a stylish storage companion for your laptop while on the go and at home. Designed for mobility, it offers bus-powered portable storage for your data and for your on-the-go lifestyle. It works with Mac and PC so you can access your ?les from whichever computer you are on, even while away from home.


Mfg Part# HD-PA500TU3
SKU 233095815
UPC 747464125114
UPC 14 00747464125114
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Thunderbolt Technology
Interface Speeds up to 10 Gbps
USB 3.0 Connectivity
Pre-formatted for Mac
Tech Specs
Internal Hard Drives
Number of Drives: 1
Hard Drive Sizes: 500 GB
Thunderbolt Interface
Number of Ports: 1
Interface Speeds: Max. 10 Gbps
USB Interface
Standard Compliance: USB 3.0 / USB 2.0
Connector: Micro B Type
Number of Ports: 1
Interface Speeds: Max. 5 Gbps (USB 3.0) Max. 480 Mbps (USB 2.0)
Dimensions (W x H x D in.): 3.17 x 5.12 x 0.91
Weight (oz.): 9.28
Power Supply: DC 5 V (Bus-powered)
Client OS Support: Mac OS® X 10.5 - 10.7, Windows® 7 (32/64-bit), Windows Vista® (32/64-bit), Windows® XP, Windows Server® 2003 (32-bit), Windows Server® 2003 R2 (32-bit), Windows Server® 2008 (32/64-bit), Windows Server® 2008 R2 (64-bit)
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